Bill Rodgers

Running is a very natural activity. If you get too caught up, you find yourself constantly seeking to make running something that it isn’t. You should let it be what it is – a very simple activity. Running has become too complicated for many people and they wind up turning sour on the sport, or losing the focus of their direction.

The most difficult part, when you decide to make running a part of your life style, is the basic initial commitment. Everybody says, ‘I don’t have the time.’ It’s up to you to say, ‘I do have the time.’ For me, beginning to run when I was a student was an ideal situation. However, I’ve also trained as much as 130 miles per week during periods when I worked a full-time job. It ultimately becomes second nature. It becomes a habit, a routine part of your daily life